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Water polo at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Medal summaryEdit

ResultsEdit

  • August 4
Germany   7 – 3   Brazil
  • August 6
United States   6 – 1   Brazil
Hungary   6 – 2   Germany
  • August 7
United States   10 – 0   Japan
  • August 8
Hungary   17 – 0   Japan
  • August 9
United States   4 – 4   Germany
  • August 11
Hungary   7 – 0   United States
  • August 12
Germany   10 – 0   Japan

Final StandingsEdit

Rk Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts          
    Hungary (HUN) 3 3 0 0 30 2 6 X 6:2 7:0 17:0 -
    Germany (GER) 3 1 1 1 16 10 3 2:6 X 4:4 10:0 7:3
    United States (USA) 3 1 1 1 14 11 3 0:7 4:4 X 10:0 6:1
4   Japan (JPN) 3 0 0 3 0 37 0 0:17 0:10 0:10 X -
1   Brazil (BRA) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3:7 1:6 - X

1 Brazil was disqualified after their players assaulted officials at the end of their match against Germany. Their two matches were annulled.[1]

Participating nationsEdit

Each country was allowed to enter a team of 11 players and all were eligible for participation.

A total of 41(*) water polo players from 5 nations competed at the Los Angeles Games:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.

Not all reserve players are known.

SummaryEdit

Place Nation
1   Hungary (HUN)
István Barta (III. ker. TVE)
György Bródy (FTC)
Olivér Halassy (UTE)
Márton Homonnai (UTE)
Sándor Ivády (MAC)
Alajos Keserű (FTC)
Ferenc Keserű (III. ker. TVE)
János Németh (UTE)
Miklós Sárkány (UTE)
József Vértesy (BSE)
2   Germany (GER)
Emil Benecke (Hellas Magdeburg)
Otto Cordes (Hellas Magdeburg)
Hans Eckstein (Poseidon Leipzig)
Fritz Gunst (Wasserfreunde 98 Hannover)
Erich Rademacher (Hellas Magdeburg)
Joachim Rademacher (Hellas Magdeburg)
Hans Schulze
Heiko Schwartz
Gerd Pohl
Hans Schwartz
Albert Schumberg
3   United States (USA)
Coach: Frank Rivas (Venice Swimming Association)
Austin Clapp (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Philip Daubenspeck (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Charles Finn (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Charles McCallister (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Wally O'Connor (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Cal Strong (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Herbert Wildman (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Frank C. Graham (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Fred Lauer (Illinois Athletic Club)
William O'Connor (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Raymond Ruddy (New York Athletic Club)
Tex Robertson
Duke Kahanamoku alternate
4   Japan (JPN)
Shuji Doi
Akira Fujita
Seibei Kimura
Takashige Matsumoto
Yasutaro Sakagami
Tosuke Sawami
Takaji Takebayashi
Iwao Tokito
DSQ   Brazil (BRA)
Salvador Amendola
Carlos Castello Branco
Luiz Henrique da Silva
Mario de Lorenzo
Antonio Ferreira Jacobina
Jefferson Maurity Souza
Adhemar Serpa
Pedro Theberge

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement, John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle, Greenwood Publishing group, 2004